Nadal maintains top spot, Muguruza slips to 3rd spot in world rankings
Madrid: Rafael Nadal of Spain remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings, released on Monday.
Nadal, the 16-time Grand Slam champion, was nearly a thousand points ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, reports Efe.
World No.3 Grigor Dimitrov trailed over 4,600 points behind Federer, while Alexander Zverev of Germany jumped to the fourth position ahead of Austria's Dominic Thiem.
Meanwhile, Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland occupied the ninth position, followed by Pablo Carreño Busta of Spain.
Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain slipped from second to third place in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings, released on Monday, due to her withdrawal from the Brisbane International because of muscle cramps.
Romanian Simona Halep managed to stay atop the rankings after winning the Shenzhen Open title in China on Saturday, reports Efe.
Carolina Wozniacki of Denmark moved up one place to be ranked second, just 90 points ahead of Spaniard Muguruza.
Elina Svitolina climbed to fourth place after her win in Brisbane, replacing Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, who fell to sixth.